Health Care, General/Other News
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Given the Supreme Court's decision in 2012, states that haven't yet expanded are looking into expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act.
It has been noted that the...more
In recognition with the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reports that over 6.3 million people with Medicare saved over $6.1...more
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation is sponsoring a grant program that offers grants to school staff members.
These school staff members can use the grants to develop programs that...more
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius remarks on World Polio Day.
She asserts that a polio-free world is a priority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human...more
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a community-based resource that educates people how to recognize and respond to someone experiencing a crisis.
According to MHFA National Trainer Rita McElhany,...more
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has established a turning point in integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) within the mainstream of health care, public health, and social services.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have spawned new opportunities for health and human services programs to incorporate eligibility determination, enrollment, and...more
A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds that physical and sexual abuse rates of children have declined over the last two decades.
However, the reason for the decline is not yet fully...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters targets the needs of children in disasters.
The new committee will dispense provide...more
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal conducted a study that reveals United States health care system ranks 22nd out of 27 industrialized nations when examined...more